Road Weather Management Program


The Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Road Weather Management Program is one of the sponsors of the Clarus Initiative, along with the U.S. Department of Transportation's Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office (ITS JPO). The Road Weather Management Program has sponsored many weather and surface transportation programs and projects over the years, including the development of the winter Maintenance Decision Support System (MDSS), Best Practices for Road Weather Management, Weather Responsive Traffic Management, Environmental Sensor Station (ESS) Siting Guidelines, and more.

Road Weather Management Program

The ITS Joint Program Office is the official home to the nine ITS tier one initiatives, of which Clarus is one. The nine initiatives include: Integrated Vehicle Based Safety Systems, Cooperative Intersection Collision Avoidance Systems, Next Generation 9-1-1, Mobility Services for All Americans, Integrated Corridor Management Systems, Nationwide Surface Transportation Weather Observing and Forecasting System -- Clarus, Emergency Transportation Operations, Universal Electronic Freight Manifest, and Vehicle Infrastructure Integration (VII).

ITS Joint Program Office

Other U.S. DOT Initiatives/Projects

511 Deployment Coalition
Vehicle Infrastructure Integration (VII)

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Last update: Friday, September 14, 2007 2:52 PM